Date: Thu, 20 Oct 2005 09:28:29 -0400
From: Malt_Hound <""Malt_Hound\"nospamm-me not*yahoo.com">
Subject: Re: What does 'R' stand for?


Johannes wrote: > > "Steve B." wrote: > >>I've always wondered: the fuel gauge on my 900 reads from 'F' (presumably >>for 'FULL') to 'R', for '???'. >> >>Can someone please enlighten me. >> >>Thanks in advance, >>Steve = : ^ ) > > > This has been asked before. the 'R' is probably and old relic from the days > when cars didn't have any fuel gauge. I remember and old VW Beetle where you > had to turn a handle for the reserve tank. It allowed you to drive to the > next filling station. That is unless you thought "It will never happen", as > I once did... As do many motorcycles, even to this day -- -Fred W

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